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PART 17E+WElectronic monitoring [F1requirement]

Textual Amendments

F1Word in Sch. 6 Pt. 17 heading omitted (28.4.2022 for specified purposes) by virtue of Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (c. 32), ss. 161, 208(4)(r), Sch. 17 para. 12(2)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Sch. 6 Pt. 17 applied (with modifications) by 2008 c. 4, s. 39(6)(b), Sch. 7 (as amended (1.12.2020) by Sentencing Act 2020 (c. 17), s. 416(1), Sch. 24 paras. 266(5), 270 (with Sch. 24 para. 447, Sch. 27); S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2)

[F2Requirement][F2Electronic compliance monitoring requirement]E+W

41E+WIn this Code “[F3electronic monitoring requirement] [F3electronic compliance monitoring requirement]”, in relation to a youth rehabilitation order, means a requirement for securing the electronic monitoring of the offender's compliance with other requirements imposed by the order during a particular period (“the monitoring period”).

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 6 para. 41 in force at 1.12.2020 by S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2

Person responsible for electronic monitoring [F4: electronic compliance monitoring requirement] E+W

Textual Amendments

42(1)A youth rehabilitation order which imposes an [F5electronic monitoring requirement][F5electronic compliance monitoring requirement] must include provision for making a person responsible for the monitoring.E+W

(2)The person who is made responsible for the monitoring must be of a description specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 6 para. 42 in force at 1.12.2020 by S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2

Monitoring period [F6: electronic compliance monitoring requirement] E+W

Textual Amendments

43(1)A youth rehabilitation order which imposes an [F7electronic monitoring requirement] [F7electronic compliance monitoring requirement] must—E+W

(a)specify the monitoring period, or

(b)provide for the responsible officer to determine the monitoring period in accordance with the order.

(2)Sub-paragraph (3) applies where the responsible officer is to determine the monitoring period in accordance with the order.

(3)Before it begins, the responsible officer must notify the following people of when the monitoring period is to begin—

(a)the offender,

(b)the person responsible for the monitoring, and

(c)any person (other than the offender) without whose co-operation it will not be practicable to secure the monitoring.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 6 para. 43 in force at 1.12.2020 by S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2

[F8[F9Electronic compliance monitoring requirement] : generalE+W

Textual Amendments

F9Words in Sch. 6 para. 43A cross-heading substituted (28.6.2022 for specified purposes) by Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (c. 32), ss. 161, 208(4)(r), Sch. 17 para. 12(9)

43AE+WWhere a youth rehabilitation order made on or after the day on which paragraph 1 of Schedule 17 to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 came into force imposes an [F10electronic compliance monitoring requirement] , the offender must (in particular)—

(a)submit, as required from time to time by the responsible officer or the person responsible for the monitoring, to—

(i)being fitted with, or installation of, any necessary apparatus, and

(ii)inspection or repair of any apparatus fitted or installed for the purposes of the monitoring,

(b)not interfere with, or with the working of, any apparatus fitted or installed for the purposes of the monitoring, and

(c)take any steps required by the responsible officer, or the person responsible for the monitoring, for the purpose of keeping in working order any apparatus fitted or installed for the purposes of the monitoring.]

Textual Amendments

[F11Restrictions on imposing electronic monitoring][F11Restrictions on imposing electronic compliance monitoring requirement]E+W

44(1)Where—E+W

(a)it is proposed to include an [F12electronic monitoring requirement] [F12electronic compliance monitoring requirement] in a youth rehabilitation order, but

(b)there is a person (other than the offender) without whose co-operation it will not be practicable to secure the monitoring,

the requirement may not be included in the order without that person's consent.

(2)A court may not include an [F13electronic monitoring requirement] [F13electronic compliance monitoring requirement] in a youth rehabilitation order unless—

(a)the court has been notified by the Secretary of State that arrangements for electronic monitoring of offenders are available—

(i)in the local justice area proposed to be specified in the order as the offender's home local justice area, and

(ii)for each requirement mentioned in the table in sub-paragraph (3) which the court proposes to include in the order, in the area in which the relevant place specified in the table for that requirement is situated,

(and the notice has not been withdrawn in relation to any of those areas), and

(b)the court is satisfied that the necessary provision can be made under the arrangements currently available.

(3)That table is—

Proposed requirement of youth rehabilitation orderRelevant place
Curfew requirementThe place which the court proposes to specify in the order for the purposes of that requirement.
Exclusion requirementThe prohibited place (within the meaning of paragraph 20) which the court proposes to specify in the order.
Attendance centre requirementThe attendance centre which the court proposes to specify in the order.

Textual Amendments

Commencement Information

I4Sch. 6 para. 44 in force at 1.12.2020 by S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2

[F14Electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement E+W

Textual Amendments

45E+WIn this Code “electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement”, in relation to a youth rehabilitation order, means a requirement to submit to electronic monitoring of the offender’s whereabouts (otherwise than for the purpose of monitoring the offender’s compliance with any other requirement included in the order) during a period specified in the order.

Person responsible for electronic monitoring: electronic whereabouts monitoring order E+W

46(1)A youth rehabilitation order which imposes an electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement must include provision for making a person responsible for the monitoring.E+W

(2)The person who is made responsible for the monitoring must be of a description specified in regulations made by the Secretary of State.

Electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement: general E+W

47E+WWhere a youth rehabilitation order imposes an electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement, the offender must (in particular)—

(a)submit, as required from time to time by the responsible officer or the person responsible for the monitoring, to—

(i)being fitted with, or installation of, any necessary apparatus, and

(ii)inspection or repair of any apparatus fitted or installed for the purposes of the monitoring,

(b)not interfere with, or with the working of, any apparatus fitted or installed for the purposes of the monitoring, and

(c)take any steps required by the responsible officer, or the person responsible for the monitoring, for the purpose of keeping in working order any apparatus fitted or installed for the purposes of the monitoring.

Restrictions on imposing electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement E+W

48(1)Where—E+W

(a)it is proposed to include an electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement in a youth rehabilitation order, but

(b)there is a person (other than the offender) without whose co-operation it will not be practicable to secure the monitoring,

the requirement may not be included in the order without that person’s consent.

(2)A court may not include an electronic whereabouts monitoring requirement in a youth rehabilitation order in respect of an offender unless—

(a)the court has been notified by the Secretary of State that electronic monitoring arrangements are available in the local justice area proposed to be specified in the order (and the notice has not been withdrawn),

(b)the court is satisfied that—

(i)the offender can be fitted with any necessary apparatus under the arrangements currently available, and

(ii)any other necessary provision can be made under those arrangements, and

(c)the court is satisfied that arrangements are generally operational throughout England and Wales (even if not always operational everywhere there) under which the offender’s whereabouts can be electronically monitored.]

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